Elder Coy at Five Years Old!

Elder Coy at Five Years Old!

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hey everyone!

This week, I could summarize everything I learned in one sentence: God's wisdom manifests itself in everything, and his wisdom is used only to love His children.

It's been full of good news and bad news.

Here's the bad news.
-We weren't able to meet Bro. Bangga, his sister in law passed away and they were in kampung attending the funeral. He also was not able to attend church.
-We weren't able to meet Bro. Jihap. We had planned to meet him after church, but he his son needed that car for work. They read the BOM together at home (I guess that is good news :-).
-We weren't able to meet Bro. Asin's family, who also had a relative meninggal dunia. They also were not at church.
-Sis. Mariana is on date for the 22nd, but she was not able attend church because she needed to help her sister with something in kampung. She was going to attend church in Stampin as it is later in the day, but she wasn't able to make it.
-Elder Call had two flat tires this week. Once in the front and once in the back.
-It rained a lot. We probably lost a days worth of proselyting due to lightning.

Here's the good news!
-Sister Wina, a Semi-active member, called us and invited us to a barbecue with her cousins, friends, and older sister. We had a great time, discussed spiritual things, and essentially had 3 referrals received and contacted. They want to meet again this week and come to church.
-We had two amazing contacting days. Both times were in areas we had never gone to before, the first day we met three people that had either met Elders or the Book of Mormon from either a week or 10 years before. The second was in a place called 'Sri Borneo', and we had two contacts that we had really good feelings about.
-Bro. Mike handed out the offical home teaching sign up sheet, things are rolling along!
-We met some new investigators that, in the spirit of Grandpa Jello, are perfect for the Gospel not as much because they are prepared but because they need it. Sister Musnah and her Chinese husband that I can't remember her name are our new investigators we met on the Street. Sister Musnah used to be an active Christian until she was fed up with all the churches that taught people and the people would not live their religion. Her husband had a stroke years ago, and the family is on welfare from the Islamic Buddhist societies.
-We went on exchanges with the Sentosa Elders on Wednesday, and had great day of contacting, me and Elder Tessers. It was way fun, Sentosa was the only area I haven't been in at all. We found a new kampung that the spirit was way strong at, finding a lot of prepared people.

The end message is that we do not feel deterred at all despite all the bad stuff. It was all in God's plan for the purposes we are slowly starting to see revealed to us.
This is the work of God. I know it, and I love to live in it.
Love you all!

-Elder Christensen

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